Velvet, suede & fringes by New Danish brand NTER

Some years ago my daughter bought a huge red chair for her room in a second hand shop near our home…. it had fringes and it reminded me of the velvet chairs my aunt had at home. I wasn’t a fan of the chair or velvet furniture in general and I am still not a […]

Home of a Collector by &tradition in Copenhagen

with a project coming up and another in the pipeline I can’t stop looking at kitchens like the one above. It has been a few years now I changed my own kitchen, it was a bit of a budget job then and I am sure if I could do it all over now, I certainly […]

La Cabra X Frama Pop-Up Cafe | Amsterdam

For the occasion of the World of Coffee festival, taking place in Amsterdam this week, Danish La Cabra Coffee Roasters teamed up with Frama  and opened a pop-up coffee bar at the Amsterdam Pijp area In the store next to some great coffee, I had my first ever cup of coffee from Burundi! selected furniture and lighting from the Frama […]

Kitchen inspiration | Smoked oak and stone

With Summer officially starting tomorrow I am enjoying every bit of sun and to be honest its hard to find the time to keep up regular blogging or read any blogs myself, we have some projects to finish before Summer break and I decided to just go with the flow. I am a lot on […]

Manifest Cabinet | Studio apartment visit | 3 days of design

How did you like the pictures of the building in my former post Købmandsgården tour with Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen are you up for more raw and unpolished? Last year I showed you the minimalistic Frama studio apartment already, this year the apartment formed the backdrop of the Frama collection and was it the Manifest Cabinet that caught my eye! The […]

An all new Menu | Købmandsgården tour with Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen

Last year I showed you some images made during the opening of the MENU Space During the dinner that evening some plans were revealed about the new to build showroom, store and hotel rooms, just around the corner from the current Menu Space in the area that will become the new heart of Nørdhavn.   This year I […]

Bonden | Nordic Naturals found at 3 days of Design

Those who follow me for some time know I have a soft spot for Finnish design. Of course there are the big names like Alvar Aalto and brands like Artek, Marimekko and Iittala but this post is not about one of those. The different designers I met over the years are all passionated craftsmen and […]

Embrace Melancholy | 3 favourite objects by Nel Verbeke

Yesterday I showed you the BRUT installation I visited in Milan BRUT | A collective of Six Belgian designers  and I could easily dedicate a post to each of them, as a matter of fact I wrote a blog about the work of Ben Storms  four years ago. Today I love to point out three favourite […]

BRUT | A collective of Six Belgian designers

Guess I am saving the best for last with this exhibition I visited in the Solari district in Milan. Hidden in a small street a white space formed the perfect backdrop for this exhibition by a group of six Belgian designers. Objects were placed on different shaped ‘islands’ connected by coal chunks representing the Belgian […]

Salt Water Amsterdam | A little store & café | Amsterdam Next

A mix of the Far East and France probably discribes Salt Water Amsterdam, the store of Malaysian born Wanting Choo, best. After having lived in different places around the globe she is now combining her passions for art and design and her love for the ocean and natural products in Salt Water Amsterdam – a […]

A favourite Milan fashion store | Rick Owens Milan 2018

There are a number of stores I never skip when I am in Milan, and although most of the furniture was shipped to LA because of a Birckenstock collaboration I still enjoyed my visit to Rick Owens’ store. I guess the large furniture pieces, as seen in this exhibition I showed on the blog before: Subhuman […]